Step-by-Step Kaju Pista Roll Recipe

Step-by-Step Kaju Pista Roll Recipe

20 min
2-3 People
15 min

Step-by-Step Kaju Pista Roll Recipe for Delicious Treats



Starting to make the beautiful Kaju Pista Roll is like weaving sweet memories into every swirl. Let me take you back to the first time I tried making these delicious treats. The kitchen smelled like cashews and pistachios, and the sound of the nuts being crushed turned into a sweet melody that brought back a lot of memories. It was not just about making sweets; it was a celebration of tradition and family.


As I work on the Kaju Pista Roll recipe, the excitement of making these sweet treats is similar to the thrill of opening a gift. The combination of ground cashews and bright pistachios promises a dessert that is not only beautiful to look at but also a symphony of flavours that dance on the tongue.



Kaju Pista Roll Recipe:

Cashews and pistachios work perfectly together in the middle of our Kaju Pista Roll recipe. We start by making a soft dough by mixing finely ground cashews with a little sugar syrup. The magic happens when we add the bright green essence of pistachios, making a roll that is as nice to look at as it is to eat.


Cooking Tips:

Quality is Very Important: Pick the freshest cashews and walnuts to make sure the rolls taste great and have the right texture.

Consistent Grinding: Make sure the nuts are ground the same way every time so the rolling process goes smoothly. This will give the grain a smooth, velvety feel.

Even Layering: Be consistent when spreading the pistachio layer so that every slice has a pattern that looks good.

Chilling Time: Put the rolled dough in the fridge for a few hours before cutting it into shapes that are clean and easy to see.



Pairing Guide:

Dip and Enjoy: Add more flavour to the sweet treat by using different dipping sauces, like blue cheese or raspberry.

Fresh Fruit Fusion: Serve Kaju Pista Rolls with a side of fresh fruit so that the fruit is natural sweetness can combine with the nutty tastes.

For a touch of after-dinner sophistication, serve these rolls with a cup of fragrant coffee or a slightly spiced chai to end a meal.




  • 150-200 ml Water
  • 500 gms Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cashew Nuts
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Pista
  • Food colour (optional)
  • Silver leaves




  1. Prepare Sugar Syrup:

    • Heat a pan and add water and sugar to make a sugar syrup.
  2. Cashew Powder:

    • Grind chopped and dried cashew nuts into a fine powder using a grinder.
  3. Combine Cashew Powder with Syrup:

    • Add the cashew nut powder to the sugar syrup.
    • Keep mixing until it forms a soft dough for making balls.
  4. Check Consistency:

    • Take a pinch of the dough, make a small ball, and check if it's soft and doesn't stick to your hands. It should be ready to move further.
  5. Prepare Pista Balls:

    • Take 1/4th portion of the dough.
    • Take some chopped pistachios and roll the dough over them.
    • Add a little water to make pista balls.
  6. Create Rolls:

    • Stuff the pista balls into the cashew dough and roll it like a sausage.
  7. Decorate with Silver Leaves:

    • Decorate the roll with silver leaves.
    • Gently press the silver leaves over the rolls.
  8. Cut into Small Rolls:

    • Cut the rolls into small pieces.
  9. Serve:

    • Your delicious Kaju Pista Rolls are ready to be served. Enjoy this festive treat!

These delightful Kaju Pista Rolls make for a perfect sweet treat for celebrations and special occasions.



Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Is Kaju Pista Roll gluten-free?
    • Yes, Kaju Pista Rolls are naturally gluten-free, making them a delightful treat for those with gluten sensitivities.
  2. How long can I store Kaju Pista Rolls?
    • When stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, these rolls stay fresh for up to two weeks.
  3. Can I use pre-ground cashew powder for the recipe?
    • While convenient, freshly ground cashews provide a more intense flavor and a smoother texture to the rolls.
  4. What’s the ideal thickness for rolling the dough?
    • Aim for a thickness of about 1/4 inch to achieve a perfect balance of flavors in each bite.
  5. Can I freeze Kaju Pista Rolls for later consumption?
    • While it’s best enjoyed fresh, you can freeze the rolls for up to a month. Thaw them in the refrigerator before serving.
  6. How can I fix a cracked roll during slicing?
    • If the roll cracks while slicing, reshape it gently with your hands. Chilling the dough longer can prevent cracking.
  7. Is roasting pistachios before use necessary?
    • Roasting enhances the pistachios’ flavor, but you can use them raw if you prefer a milder taste.
  8. Can I substitute pistachios with other nuts in the recipe?
    • Absolutely! Experiment with almonds or walnuts to create your unique twist on this classic Kaju Pista Roll.
  9. Can I add cardamom for extra flavor in the cashew dough?
    • Yes, a pinch of cardamom can be added to the cashew dough for a delightful aromatic touch.
  10. What’s the best way to present Kaju Pista Rolls?
    • Arrange them on a decorative plate and garnish with additional pistachio pieces for an elegant presentation.


Indulge in the delightful process of creating Kaju Pista Rolls, and let the sweetness of these treats become a part of your cherished moments.